A nine-storey tower is to be built at Lambeth Palace gardens, the first building to be added to the site for almost 200 years.
A theatre is to relocate to Brixton, as part of a regeneration scheme including hundreds of homes.
A new hotel is to be built in the Waterloo Station area. Hosting 66 bedrooms, it will replace nine buildings.
Lambeth Council has won an award for supporting small businesses.
Proposals to redevelop Lambeth Fire Station by the River Thames were showcased.
The names of the organisations which will draw up plans for the redevelopment of 114-118 Lower Marsh have been revealed.